W&L Women's Tennis in Action at the ITA Southeast Regionals

W&L Women's Tennis in Action at the ITA Southeast Regionals

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Washington and Lee women's tennis team began competition at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships on Saturday, hosted by Mary Washington.

In the Championship Singles Draw, senior Michelle Fleenor (Chattanooga, Tenn. / Girls Preparatory School) and first-years Maddie Weber (Charlotte, N.C. / Myers Park) and Valerie Marshall (Arlington, Va. / Yorktown) went undefeated.

Fleenor beat Dhanya Asokumar of Johns Hopkins, 6-1, 6-3, in the round of 64, and then edged Elise Talley of Swarthmore, 6-4, 6-4, in the round of 32.

Weber beat Dickinson's Olivia Shea in the round of 64, 6-0, 6-0, and Alison Wolters of Franklin & Marshall, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the round of 32.

Marshall beat CNU's Alexandra Drye, 6-1, 6-0, in the round of 64 and then topped Julia Gan of Haverford, 6-3, 6-4, in the round of 32.

In the Championships Double Draw, Fleenor and sophomore Lauren Hassell (Mendham, N.J. / West Morris Mendham) teamed up to defeat Emma Angle and Skylar Oliwa of Moravian, 8-0, in the round of 32, and then beat Taylor Cooper and Jordan Schaefer of Salisbury, 8-3, in the round of 16.

The duo of Marshall and sophomore Lily Horsley (Richmond, Va. / St. Catherine's School) topped Jane Bary and Julia Gan of Haverford, 8-5, in the round of 64, and then defeated Kate Huck and Johanna Ranta-aho of CNU, 8-6, in the round of 16.

Weber and first-year Ashton Jenne (Cleveland, Tenn. / Baylor School) defeated Dickinson's Lauren Altschuler and Alexandra Epstein, 8-5, in the round of 32, before falling to Marina Selenica and Jamie Vizelman of Carnegie Mellon, 8-3, in the round of 16.

In the Blue 1 Doubles Draw, senior Emily Kochard (Charlottesville, Va. / Western Albemarle) and sophomore Anna Kreynin (Mequon, Wis. / Homestead) defeated Rachel Bronkema and Rachel Hechinger of Swarthmore, 8-0, in the round of 16, and then defeated Sophie Dixon and Brittany McBride of Mary Washington, 8-4, in the quarterfinals.

The Generals will return to the court on Sunday, when they continue competition at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships.

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2017-18 W&L Women's Tennis
Sep 23-25, 2017 -- ITA Southeast Regional Championship

ITA Southeast Regional Championship
Sep 23-25, 2017 at Fredericksburg, Va. 

Singles competition
     Caroline Mosberg (Mary Washington) def. Mary Hampton McNeal (Washington and Lee) 7-5, 6-1
     Michelle Fleenor (Washington and Lee) def. Dhanya Asokumar (Johns Hopkins) 6-1, 6-3
     Heidi Sarkkinen (Averett) def. Anna Kreynin (Washington and Lee) 6-1, 6-1
     Brittany McBride (Mary Washington) def. Dee Dee Aeschliman (Washington and Lee) 6-4, 6-3
     Michelle Fleenor (Washington and Lee) def. Elise Talley (Swarthmore) 6-4, 6-4
     Maddie Weber (Washington and Lee) def. Olivia Shea (Dickinson) 6-0, 6-0
     Johanna Ranta-aho (Christopher Newport) def. Hannah Archer (Washington and Lee) 6-3, 6-1
     Lily Horsley (Washington and Lee) def. Annika Kezman (Salisbury) 6-1, 6-0
     Valerie Marshall (Washington and Lee) def. Alexandra Drye (Christopher Newport) 6-1, 6-0
     Maddie Weber (Washington and Lee) def. Allison Wolters (Franklin & Marshall) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3
     Valerie Marshall (Washington and Lee) def. Julia Gan (Haverford) 6-3, 6-4

 

Doubles competition
     Emily Kochard/Anna Kreynin (Washington and Lee) def. Rachel Bronkema/Rachel Hechinger (Swarthmore) 8-0
     Claudia Kesala/Gabby Moore (Washington and Lee) def. Morgan Happe/Janine Jones (Grove City) 9-8
     Emily Kochard/Claudia Kesala (Washington and Lee) def. Brittany McBride/Sophie Dixon (Mary Washington) 8-4
     Michelle Fleenor/Lauren Hassell (Washington and Lee) def. Emma Angle/Skylar Oliwa (Moravian) 8-0
     Lily Horsley/Valerie Marshall (Washington and Lee) def. Julia Gan/Jane Bary (Haverford) 8-5
     Ashton Jenne/Maddie Weber (Washington and Lee) def. Lauren Altschuler/Alexandra Epstein (Dickinson) 8-5
     Michelle Fleenor/Lauren Hassell (Washington and Lee) def. Taylor Cooper/Jordan Schaefer (Salisbury) 8-3
     Lily Horsley/Valerie Marshall (Washington and Lee) def. Kate Huck/Johanna Ranta-aho (Christopher Newport) 8-6
     Emma Kassan/Anna Scheibmeir (Salisbury) def. Maddie Weber/Ashton Jenne (Washington and Lee) 8-3